One Year Later

The ruins are gone now. The last of the incomprehensible pile of rubble that was the World Trade Center towers has been cleared away for months, though the tourists still come and gawk. Read More

The Ruin

For the first two days after the bombing the weather stayed sunny and warm. From where I live, on the Upper West Side of Manhattan, there was still no physical evidence of the destruction. Read More

September 11, 2001

9:30 AM A friend awakens me this morning with the news that the World Trade Center had been bombed. Far from being startled by the blast, I was still sleeping peacefully when he called Read More